Uma Thurman condemns Texas abortion law with essay on her own
I have nothing to gain from this revelation, and perhaps a lot to lose. As I reveal the hole this decision has left in me, I hope a little light will shine through, reaching women and girls who might be ashamed of not being able to protect themselves and have no power over them. I can assure you that no one ends up on this table on purpose, âshe wrote in the powerful essay.
The bill for the new Texas abortion law was signed on May 19, 2021 and came into force on September 1, 2021. This law prohibits abortions after a “fetal heartbeat” is detected. usually occurs around six weeks.
In the article, Thurman specifically addressed Texas law.
“The Texas abortion law was allowed to go into effect without argument by the Supreme Court, which, in large part because of its lack of ideological diversity, is the scene of a human rights crisis for women American. This law is another discriminatory tool against those who are economically disadvantaged, and often, indeed, against their partners. Women and children from wealthy families keep all the choices in the world and run little risk, âshe wrote.
Thurman isn’t the only celebrity taking a stand against the new law. In May, Bette Midler called on women to refuse sex to protest the law.
“I suggest that all women refuse to have sex with men until Congress guarantees them the right to choose,” Midler tweeted Thursday, “Middler then tweeted.